Wednesday , 29 January 2020

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ITS Technology Applications

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) is a topic of hot discussion all over the world, especially in association with road safety and traffic management. However, the perception on, and understanding of, ITS differs across countries and cultures. So, in order to implement ITS technology applications in a sustainable manner, it is pertinent to understand ways to plan them better. A guideline.

Bringing a paradigm shift in Communication Systems for Railways

Since the last few years, a huge transformation is taking place in telecommunication technology. It has had a significant impact on the railway network. A detailed account of the technologies making their way into the various railway systems in India and the ways to apply them.

Traffic Modelling of Cross-Roads

Forecasting traffic is a very important tool of traffic management. It is done by using mathematical models of traffic flow and the result is then used to predict congestion, plan amelioration and establish future usage levels of the mitigating measures. The measures can include simple and low-cost traffic signals to complex and expensive bridges across the ocean (and everything in ...

Flyovers in Mumbai End-User Evaluation of Infrastructure Projects

Increasing population and traffic congestion have adversely affected the quality of life of Mumbai’s residents, especially the commuters. Since the administration’s initiatives of providing infrastructure, including flyovers, have not helped in reducing the travellers’ woes, it is necessary to scale up the mode of public transport by reducing the number of other vehicles on the road.

Delivering Outcome-Based Services To Improve India’s Roads

It is important to not just deliver technologies but also draw up a blueprint of services to be delivered when constructing the infrastructure for safe travel. A few factors to be considered for delivering outcome-based services with an emphasis on the Indian conditions.

The cheapest infrastructure in Turkey is opening

A new era for public transport Safak Hengirmen Tercan, Head of the Environmental Protection and Control Department, Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, Gaziantep writes on how the lowest infrastructure in Turkey is opening a new era for modern transport modes. To make rail systems a viable and green option of public transport, the “recycling’’ of vehicles could be a cheap option, she ...

Recent Advances in Pavement Engineering and Technology

Pavements and cracked roads have been the topic of nationwide debates this monsoon. TrafficInfraTech brings you a detailed insight into what goes in the making of robust pavements. The in-depth study has been penned exclusively for TrafficInfraTech by two transport experts – Rajib B Mallick and A Veeraragavan, both from Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

Boosting Public Transport in Dubai

In order to encourage people to move towards the use of public transport, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority is planning and implementing many projects.

Bus Route Finder

Mumbai Environmental Social Network is developing a smartphone-based technology that will enable the commuters to not only know their bus routes and directions but also buy tickets through their handsets

The BMTC Experiment

The introduction of IT based applications has completely transformed the process of recruitment in Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). It has not only brought in more transparency in the recruitment process but has also made it cost- effective and citizen-friendly.

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